Police Beat May 30, 2006


    By Susan Adkins

    Police Beat


    May 23: It was reported that a M50 black Raleigh bicycle, valued at $300, was stolen between May 20 and May 23 from Wymount Terrace.

    May 23: An 18 to 20-year-old”s Specialized hard rock mountain bike, valued at $100, was stolen from the David O. McKay Building. It was parked next to the recycling bins on the south side of the building. It was reported to have a chain woven in between the frame and wheel, but wasn”t locked to anything.

    May 22: It was reported that between May 19 and May 22 an iPod was taken from the glove box of a Jeep Wrangler in Lot 43 at Wymount Park. The iPod is valued at $325.

    May 9: A football player reported a pair of Nike cleats stolen from his locker in the Student Athlete Building, between May 2 and May 9.

    Suspicious Individuals

    May 23: There was a suspicious individual at Bowen Hall in Heritage Halls. When officers arrived, he was gone.

    May 26: At the Joseph Smith Building there was a suspicious male approaching students. An officer talked to the individual and told him if there were more complaints, he would be asked to leave campus.

    Welfare Check

    May 26: An individual contacted the Provo Police Department about unsanitary living conditions of two children in Wymount Park. The call was forwarded to the BYU Police Department. There were no indications of any kind of abuse or any immediate danger to the children ages 2 and 4.


    May 24: Officers responded to a call at Wymount Terrace. When they arrived, there was smoke coming from an apartment where the tenant had left with the oven self-cleaning. Provo Fire Department arrived and ventilated the apartment.


    Officers received a complaint from the WSC about a suspect who was verbally abusing another girl on a cell phone. The suspect wanted the victim to stop talking on her cell phone because the conversation was bothering her and used several racial slurs against the victim. Officers found the suspect and interviewed both the victim and complainant. The suspect had two other similar incidents: one with the Orem Police Department and a previous one with the BYU Police Department. The suspect was subsequently banned from campus for 72 hours.

    Criminal Mischief

    May 26-27: The Smith Fieldhouse and the Tennis Court Building were vandalized with graffiti. The BYU Cougar Van was marked on the side with magic marker. The estimated damage is $500.

    Pool Problem

    May 29: A 7-year-old girl was pulled out of the Deseret Tower pool. She was blue in the face when she was pulled out. Upon swiping of the mouth she began breathing and threw up

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